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Recent articles by Michael:

Ukrainian gas executive cooperating in US probe of Giuliani

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are planning to interview an executive with Ukraine’s state-owned gas company as part of an ongoing probe into the business dealings of Rudy Giuliani and two o… → Read More

For Ukraine help, Giuliani turned to unlikely Florida fixers

WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump wanted Ukrainian authorities to investigate his Democratic rival Joe Biden, Rudy Giuliani turned to a pair of Soviet-born business partners from Florida who made → Read More

For Ukraine help, Giuliani turned to unlikely Florida fixers

WASHINGTON (AP) - When President Donald Trump wanted Ukrainian authorities to investigate his Democratic rival Joe Biden, Rudy Giuliani turned to an unlikely pair of fixers: two Soviet-born business partners from Florida. Documents show Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman made hundreds of thousands of dollars in political donations to Republicans while facing lawsuits from disgruntled investors over… → Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Trump team distortions on fuel economy rules

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump and his team are distorting the facts in explaining the administration's decision to stop California from setting its own emission standards for cars and trucks. The move announced this week revokes California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators. The administration argues it would result in less… → Read More

California looks for ways to preserve environmental clout

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - In eliminating California's authority to set its own emission standards for cars and trucks, the Trump administration would take away leverage the state needs to convince the world's largest automakers to make more environmentally friendly vehicles. But one California lawmaker is already working on a way to preserve at least some of the state's environmental muscle:… → Read More

California looks for ways to preserve environmental clout

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In eliminating California’s authority to set its own emission standards for cars and trucks, the Trump administration would take away leverage the state needs to convince the world’s largest automakers to make more environmentally friendly vehicles. But one California lawmaker is already working on a way to preserve at least some […] → Read More

U.S. Navy: Mysterious UFO videos are real

The U.S. Navy has finally acknowledged that videos appearing to show UFOs flying through the air are real and were recorded years ago by fighter pilots. → Read More

U.S. Navy: Mysterious UFO videos are real

The U.S. Navy has finally acknowledged that videos appearing to show UFOs flying through the air are real and were recorded years ago by fighter pilots. → Read More

Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards; California officials vow to fight back

Top California officials and environmental groups pledged legal action to stop the rollback. → Read More

Canadian leader Justin Trudeau’s reelection campaign hit with ‘brownface’ photo

Canadian leader Justin Trudeau's campaign for national elections was hit Wednesday by the publication of a yearbook photo showing him in brownface makeup at a costume party in 2001. → Read More

Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move critics said would result in less fuel efficient cars that create more planet-warming pollution. → Read More

Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California’s authority to set auto mileage sta → Read More

Trump revokes California’s power to establish stricter fuel economy rules, setting up court fight

In a tweet, President Donald Trump said his move would result in less expensive and safer cars. However, U.S. automakers contend that without a substantial increase in fuel efficiency, their vehicles will be less competitive globally, which could potentially result in job losses. → Read More

Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California’s authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by feder… → Read More

Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move critics said would result in less fuel efficient cars that create more planet-warming pollution.In a tweet, Trump said his action would result in less expensive, safer → Read More

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. → Read More

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

President Donald Trump has announced that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators → Read More

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

President Donald Trump has announced that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators → Read More

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. → Read More

Trump says US is barring California from setting stricter fuel standards

California officials and environmental groups have pledged a legal counter amid the president's announcement. → Read More